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Margaret Atwood sparks anger with 'why can't we say woman' tweet – PinkNews

© 2021 PinkNews ⦁ All Rights ReservedCanadian poet Margaret Atwood. (Leonardo Cendamo/Getty Images)Acclaimed author Margaret Atwood ignited outrage by sharing an article titled: “Why can’t we say ‘woman’ anymore?”The opinion piece, penned by Toronto Star columnist Rosie DiManno, explores the the ongoing conversation around gender-neutral terminology.DiManno, 65, argued in the piece (which is behind a paywall)…

Trans athletes react with horror to new UK sport guidance – PinkNews

© 2021 PinkNews ⦁ All Rights ReservedWomen’s football players huddle before the start of a match (Kirby Lee/Getty)Trans athletes have spoken of their concern for their future in sport following the release of worrying new guidance that argues for separate competitive categories.The new guidance published by the UK’s Sports Council Equality Group (SCEG) on Thursday (30…

Nigel and Sally Rowe: Parents to sue government over child in a dress – PinkNews

© 2021 PinkNews ⦁ All Rights ReservedNigel and Sally Rowe. (YouTube/ Christian Concern)A Christian couple are taking legal action against the government because their child was “confused” about another child wearing a dress.Nigel and Sally Rowe claim that their then six-year-old son came from school four years ago “confused as to why a boy was now…

Gwyneth Paltrow just learned what 'snatched the house down' means – PinkNews

© 2021 PinkNews ⦁ All Rights ReservedGwyneth Paltrow, snatched. (Instagram/Getty)Thanks to Kim Kardashian, Goop founder Gwyneth Paltrow has finally learned what “snatched the house down” means.Paltrow was introduced to the word “snatched” by her daughter and videographer, Apple Martin, after Kardashian sent her items from her Skims x Fendi collab.In the video, Paltrow showed her…

Counter-terrorism probe launched after trans officer is deluged with hate – PinkNews

© 2021 PinkNews ⦁ All Rights ReservedWest Midlands Police officer Skye Morden (ITV News)A counter-terrorism probe was launched for a trans police officer’s safety after she was targeted with around “two million hate comments” online.After serving with the West Midlands Police for 19 years PC Skye Morden found the courage to come out as trans…